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CNBC
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am EST
stronger than expected. it rose in january, current conditions 108 versus the expectations of 107. euro/dollar is about 1% higher on the back of that news. the ifo institute, current conditions, 108. headline index, 104.2 versus 103. ross, what do you make of it? >> well, you can see what's going on with the euro there, 134. let's get more from finland. good to see you, alex. thanks indeed for joining us. the defense here that we're no longer in crisis fighting mode, the question as we look at data in germany, the question is whether we've made a fundamental turn, a fundamental change and whether things are temporary. >> i certainly hope we've made a fundamental turn. if this crisis is 100 steps, i'd say we are about 60 steps down the road. now, really, we have the fundamental institutional things in place. so that has calmed down the markets. what we now need is political stability. i think the italian election is one thing and the second thing we need in europe more than anything else is -- >> yeah. we thought stabilizing the crisis in terms of the bond spreads playing out was hard. g
CNBC
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am EST
of the most indebted regions asking madrid for more than nine million euros. >>> roche strides lower after posting solid earnings on strong sales of its cancer medicine. analysts warn about the loss of exclusive rights to a key chemotherapy drug. >>> game over for super mario and friend to turn a profit. nintendo unexpectedly swings to its full-year forecast to a loss showing a poor uptake for its wii u consoles. >>> see you in september. australia's prime minister sets a surprise election date saying it will create certainty for business. >>> okay. welcome to today's program. and you know, we spent all that time waiting for five. today it's about the ten. >> how long did it take you to come up with that? >> about ten seconds ago. >> very good. we're talking about mobile phones. >> yeah. >> do you think people can guess we're talking about the iphone 5. you're waiting for 5. >> you'll about the 10, ladies and gentlemen, blackberry 10. is it the rim lazarus move? >> we saw stocks get whacked yesterday. >>> in corporate news, a couple of things to keep an eye on in markets. the italian oil c
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:30pm PST
to the 93 million euros of aid it has already sent, both to help mali and neighboring countries like niger where tens of thousands of people have already taken refuge. >> moving to the czech republic and our voting has begun to let the country's new president. around 8 million voters are choosing between two candidates. the foreign minister, the heir to one of central europe's wealthiest aristocratic families. >> he is taking on the former prime minister, to replace the current president. the vote is the country's first direct presidential election with a final day of voting on saturday. the russian parliament has given its initial backing today to a bill that would ban what it calls homosexual propaganda. >> critics say the bill could lead to gay people being fined for demonstrating or even kissing in public. >> there were skirmishes ahead of the parliamentary vote. orthodox activists disrupted a protest by gay rights campaigners before it had even started. demonstrators against the bill say are just fighting for civil rights. >> i am liberal. i am for freedom for all. for gay people and
FOX Business
Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm EST
ounce. in the euro, falling to one week low against the u.s. dollar amongst speculation a large investor is selling the greenback. the euro fell to $1.32 in intraday trading. there was speculation he was selling the euro, that expect investor. david: a huge day for apple, which of course is in most peoples portfolipeople's portfor another. in the pits of the cme, and our market panel to talk over apple and all the other news of the day. jerry leavy and david wright, managing director at sierra investment management. tim at the cme. i would say everybody is focused on apple right now. what are expectations in chicago? >> everybody is focused, but i am not so sure it is this quarter. what they will do for the quarter and in march. it will really be key, specifically apple lowers expectations, but the concern is they might not get away with it this time. having said that, why i say this quarter may not be so big. they were originally looking for $11.77 or sure. they have already raised estimates, the report the other day now expectations are a little bit for this quarter, so watch the march
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 4:00am EST
euros in debt. the treasury's funding this year is being outlined in madrid as we speak. as we get details on that, we'll absolutely bring them to you. we're talking about nations showing up and saying, give us the help. but spain hasn't even had to go that far. >> the spanish base can get some of on their money if they declare official emergencies. what they're trying to do is to avoid saying we really need the help, we're in trouble. all these countries, as the situation continues, it's clear they won't appear to be the only ones to call the situation off. and the spanish are aware of the fact that everyone else is aware of. we can deal with these countries. spain itself is a significantly different issue. this is a european problem, a potentially fatal one, but one that the spanish isn't really up to. >> can we still get beyond the german elections before there is any activation of the omc? >> we're talking about -- >> or can we go everywhere? >> the issue with the omt, if you're a central banker's performance, it's all these acronyms and different names. it's worth bearing in m
CNBC
Jan 2, 2013 4:00am EST
news, we'll get to that. reaction to the economics in the euro, as you were. >> a reminder, europe can be somewhat close to zero this year, output same as last year, maybe down if we get a decent follow in from the states, maybe clawing back to zero. with the gap between the two, the divergence is the greatest that i've seen since the start of the euro in the '90s. so this is not improving. >> economic divergence is great. market performance is something entirely different. >> yeah. money has to go somewhere. investors, investors around the world are looking for yield. the u.s. investors are looking for yield most of all. they sell the dollar, they buy stuff with yield. this morning, if -- if italian government debt has more yield than other things, then apparently that's just the job. so the euro is likely to go up to 1.34 against the dollar in this move. dollar/yen higher, equities higher. a risk on morning without anybody overthinking it. >> exactly. with the yields being slightly lower than they were this morning as part of that move. the house of representatives passing a bill lat
CNBC
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
on "fast," where you can find the most bang for your buck as the euro surges to a 14-month high against the u.s. dollar. back right after this. humans. even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. at liberty mutual insurance, we understand. that's why our auto policies come with accident forgiveness if you qualify, where your rates won't go up due to your first accident, and new car replacement, where, if you total your new car, we give you the money for a new one. call... to talk to an insurance expert about everything else that comes standard with our base auto policy. and if you get into an accident and use one of our certified repair shops, your repairs are guaranteed for life. call... to switch, and you could save hundreds. ♪ born to make mistakes liberty mutual insurance. what's your policy? >>> nice pop for shares of lvs in the afterhours trading. let's get the latest from josh. >> nice pop here in the afterhours. missed on the bottom line, but beat on the top line. boosted its dividend. analysts saying they are doing extremely w
CNBC
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am EST
. on the currency markets, a bit on profit taking setting in there. we're now at 97.69. euro/dollar, we hit just below 1.30 on friday. we keep our eyes on those markets. meanwhile, the italian legend could be set for another twist after sylvia berlusconi's party announced it was close to announcing an alliance with the northern league which would mean that democrats let by pasani would be denied a majority of the senate and that would force them to make their own alliance. this after the weekend suggests monti would come third in the election with up to 15% of the vote. let's move back down to the desk and continue our discussion. we saw the declining yields since berlusconi left. well over 8%, actually. and now we're just at over 4%. how much is the fact that we may get an undecided election, what will that do for sentiment around italy? >> i agree that the risks to the rally we've seen in italian income. i think the biggest risks in the short-term are political risks. in the end, i think the election situation in italy is staying pretty much as we expected. we expect any party would achieve an
CNBC
Jan 29, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> japan is facing a $255 million euro loss for philips. >>> cutting a key interest rate by 25 basis point is the bank of india. >>> and the boj is keeping tune rate until there's a significant drop in unloimt. >>> and ahead of today's parliamentary hearing, italy's economic mip sister takes grilli takes center stage. >>> all right. reunited. back together. >> so nice. >> you know that song? >> i sang that to you the last time. we've had a couple of reunions and a series of time spent apart. >> how are things sthp. >> they are great here. how was davos? >> so far, gone, in the distant memory. don't worry about it for another year. plenty to worry about today, though. >> korea. >> on today's show, plenty of good stuff coming up. we're going to be in madrid as the prime minister is reportedly releasing a plan to relief some of the pain of austerity. >> then it's south korean steel giant posco reporting quarterly earnings today. we'll have the latest live from seoul at 10:15. and it's day one of the fomc meeting. economists are awaiting more clues from the stimulus program. we'll be live in n
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am EST
the dollar. concern about the strength of the euro overall could be a threat. undercurrent to the u.s., which looks like to be a negative one. >> the big macro, everything out of japan, not so great. but the united states banking story, i think, is as you mentioned, carl, is it a real u.s. economy, what is the read on it. people are doing better. and this is a section that was terrifically performing in the s&p last year. and you could argue, wait a second, it's run ahead. but it's not selling off today. i thought people thought it would sell off. we're not getting that kind of judgment. >> a lot of up moves on the back of goldman sachs earnings. take a look at the financials. [ bell ringing ] >> taking a look at the open here. no surprise. oh, look, apple is higher by 1.9% in today's session. helping the nasdaq in an up trend. cutting apple to set to perform. a lot of the reasons we heard before, but apple will have bottomed, either yesterday, or today. calling the bottom in shares of apple. remember, on the way up, in september, they're worried about the impending pop on apple. making the m
CNBC
Jan 24, 2013 4:00pm EST
think germany has done what was necessary to al w allow -- to make it clear that the euro is here to stay, and that's been a tremendous relief for the markets. so calm has returned. the european banking system, the interbank market, has revived so there's a general sense of let's say almost euphoria that the crisis is over. i think that is somewhat premature. because the fundamental internal inconsistencies in the dis-tim have not been addressed, and actually, therefore, you face political dangers. the euro is transforming the european union into something very different from the original conception which was a voluntary association of equal states, and instead of that, the financial created a two-class system where the euro, the creditors and debtors and the creditors are in charge. the political situation i think is going to get worse. i think the next year, next two years perhaps, are going to be very cuffy if the european union survives forever. i don't think europe can live politically with are a situation where there's are a center, namely germany, and countries like italy a
CNBC
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am EST
, disappointing industrial production numbers in spain and the uk. but the euro is at a nine-month high this morning. we begin with the s&p, a five-year high. a lot riding on bank earnings. the report's not perfect. american express joining the list of financials that are cutting jobs. >>> best buy's troubles continue. they're not the only retailer under pressure this morning. jcpenney capping a bad week. >>> boeing under official view as a probe is taken on the plane. a cracked inshield and oil leak. >>> remember a cheaper iphone? a top apple executive said forget it. the company continues to focus on china. >>> we'll kick off with wells fargo, kicking off q4 results. the lending business came in a little bit lower than many analysts expecting. the numbers coming out after american express announced plans to cut 5,400 jobs and the s&p closed at fresh five-year highs. jim, it's been said, wfc, probably the most important report of the week. what kind of grade do we give it? >> the whisper was they weren't going to do this anyway. i don't know anyone would think they would -- people were
CNBC
Jan 14, 2013 9:00am EST
, the euro, we should note, is hitting 11-month highs against the u.s. dollar. marginal changes on a percentage basis. a road map this morning starts off with apple. even more doubts about the demand for the iphone 5 sending shares below. >> did you see your paycheck on friday? the payroll tax hike obviously kicking in for many americans. felt like a pay cut. will this be a temporary shock or a headwind as stocks hover at five-year highs. >> ubs achoirs tnt after a commission throws up road blocks. >>> to the top story. in the pre-market, we've seen apple shares fall below $500 for the first time in 11 months. the tech giant has cut its orders for iphone 5 components because of weaker than expected demands. screen orders for january to march quarter have fallen about half. the company had planned to order. apple said to cut orders for components other than screens. now, jim, we've had sort of this concern about demand for the iphone 5. i think last week when deutsche bank came out with the note from the japanese team, specifically citing this very issue, that's when the concerns
CNBC
Jan 30, 2013 9:00am EST
coming in stronger in the real star here. the euro topping 135 for the first time since april 2010. and strengthening even more after the gdp release. overnight in iasia, the nikkei p from 2010. the road map starts with the markets. today may be the day some milestones are hit. we're just about 2% away from dow 14,000. a level we have not traded above since october 17th, 2007. the s&p 500 less than 4% below its october '07 record high. can the bulls overcome the news of the surprise contraction in gdp. >> anticipation building, at least certainly here for research in motion. that being the blackberry 10, will it be enough to sustain the run. we'll take a look. >> amazon shares rocketing higher this morning. investors looking past the revenue and weak guidance, focusing instead on the gains in operating in gross margins. shares are set to open at record highs. >> look at chesapeakchesapeake,d of directors announcing the founder retiring in april. >> we do begin with a stunning gdp report. the economy contracted to 0.1% in the fourth quarter. first decline since 2009. this as we rema
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
in moscow. >> stocks rose today as the euro hit an 11-month high. investors took heart that europe's financial crisis may have eased. it is ironic as the situation improves, the real economic situation for many europeans its worst -- gets worse. the british economy shrunk more than expected. the belgian economy is just as bleak. throughout northern and southern europe, the fear is losing your job. >> the fire has been burning for three months fell, who arming the striking workers. they are the latest victims of europe's economic crisis. say goodbye to the sprawling ford factory in eastern belgium. it is shutting down. with europe in recession, they are not selling enough vehicles. >> is a disaster for the region. 11,000 jobs were lost. we hope there are other jobs. >> i am feeling very insecure. i am feeling very insecure for the future. >> insecure and angry, which is why the workers have impounded 7000 cars. it is a new bargaining chip in their negotiations. what is happening shows how the eurozone debt crisis is becoming an economic and social crisis across the whole of europe.
WHUT
Jan 25, 2013 7:30am EST
measures. u.s. currency trading at a 31 month high level right now at 90.89-93. now the euro is also changing hands much higher. at a 21 month high against the yen. we're seeing it at 122.30 roughly. also being bought now germany's key business climate data beat market expectations. let's see what is happening now with the equity markets there. we got markets turning upwards at this point. london's ftse 100 gaining by .10%. gains of more than a percent in frankfurt and paris cac 40 up by .7%. in tokyo the nikkei average was up near 3% ended at 10,926. that does mark this year's closing high. a weaker yen prompted investors to buy export related issues. different story in shanghai. composite index was down half of a per september today ending at 2291 that sent the index below 3,000 for the first time and the bench park is down. latter half of the week, shanghai stock prices were trading on a bit of a weak tone. we did take a look at this chart we can see the longer term trend. the index has been recovering to the same level as a year ago. so what's really been behind this? we had a ch
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
of japan, boe. they are just behind the curve and they need to do more. >> so you think the euro is going lower. what's the exact trade and levels we should be looking for? >> i'm looking to sell the euro. again, i think not only will the ecb do more, i put this out on andrewbush.com that the s&p is overdone when rallying as much. i want to sell above the levels 131.25. that used to be support, now resistance. i'm looking for 150 points on the downside. 13175. that will be a decent spot. if you get above there you're wrong on the trade. >> andy, good stuff, good plug as well. >> gotta do it. gotta do it. >> i hear you. you get trade every friday on christina's money in motion 5:30 p.m. eastern time. next up we'll talk final trades on halftime. from here to new york stock exchange. i've always kept my eye on her... but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. office superst
CNBC
Jan 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
can put a stop lotion, and my minimal target is 93. >> so how about draghi yesterday. the euro is at like 133 versus the dollar. if you listen to what he said yet, you've had to believe it will stake there. i think it's going to 136 to 137. then i think he'd surprise us all and cut rates. but the other thing to curl about the euro right now, more critical when you go forward to february and marches this concerns me. suddenly europe doesn't look at that you will bad. so forward-forwarding at six weeks, that would be about the time we get a real surprise. meanwhile, stay on the europeo great to see you. have a great weekend. we'll see you soon. check out "money in motion" this evening at 5:30 p.m. on cnbc. many more currency trades as they keep you up to the latest moves in the market. >>> coming up, what's at stake for two stocks hitting five-year highs. >>> but first wells faro's stock falls after delivers earning. we debate. ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. >>> coming up a
FOX Business
Jan 17, 2013 3:00pm EST
people are piling into stocks, commodities, rising in tandem. even the euro up sharply. the dollar 303. i am going to switzerland which is still on. but let's talk a what is going on in the markets today. all but two datapoint drivers. >> really much more of a technical breakout. we have tested fell last couple of weeks 1475. the s&p 500. unable to do it. just a matter of time before we broke through. the macro data is what really pushed us over the edge and pushes us hire. technically that will be important. liz: then we get, and i know you guys like technicals, but the emotion that is in the pick today. something like this, 107 points. he knows where we will close in 56 minutes, but the something like this character? better volume today. >> well, i think it can carry over. if you look at what we had, the technical ankle was covered well, but on the fundamental basis, and you talked about there earlier. the two things that came out today were that to drags on the economy, housing and employment. they are getting better and consistently better. the confidence will be there. here is the bi
CNBC
Jan 28, 2013 9:00am EST
at the pound side. let's look at the euro versus the pound. as you see on this chart, pound's getting hit pretty hard. this is a 13-month low on the pound. let's switch around some of these controls trades. look how fascinating this is. let's not pare that losing pound to the pound/yen. pound/yen is at 31-month highs. if we look at the euro/yen, it's at 21-month highs. if we look at the dollar/yen, it's a 31-month high. even though the pound is having a tough time against the eurozone, everybody's having a party against the yen. these cross trades have been one of the biggest surprises to many for 2013 thus far. and it hasn't taken long. the other thing, of course, durables today is one of the reasons we're up several basis points, again, along with stocks. but if you look at the proxy for capital spending, up only .2% for the month of december. that was a little disappointing and maybe one of the more important components of today's durable series. jim, back to you. >> thank you, rick. let's check out the latest news in energy. sharon? >> the fact that hess is exiting the refining busine
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am EST
rose to 11.18% in november. that is a euro area high. if you move forward into decent, you can see the aumt of prices. they're prizing in some easing from the central bank down the road. quick look at what is happening at the bond curve. 5.1, just under 5.1%. the spanish treasury outlining the funds you will need for 2013. you can expect they're going to take as many advantage of these conditions as possible. italy, 4.3% on the ten-year. the gilt yield, above 2%. we will explore what's happening with growth going forward. slipping over now to currencies, here is what we've seen some interesting moves. may not look like much this morning. the euro/dollar is roughly flat. but the dollar/yen moving down by about .3%. it was really actually some support from the euro that came from comments out of japan. japan will be investing, bonds buying in the esm. that is an order to indicate some level of support for the eurozone project. but it also works to help, yes, weaken the yen. on that note, back over to you. >> it's always about the yen. kelly evans in london. the can. thank you. >> we'
CNBC
Jan 9, 2013 9:00am EST
. >> thank you very much. what will it mean for the euro if the ecb cuts interest rates at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning? good morning. positioning for a cut? >> i'm positioning short. but i don't think they're going to cut this time around. there's so many reasons for the ecb to want to cut rates. i think we're looking at an actual cut three months out. german economic data has been pretty weak. i feel like that the position for euro wants to go to the downside. we saw poor german data, obviously the core of the european union. and the reason the ecb hasn't let the euro go. i think they're going to prep the markets next time for a cut. >> what are your levels? >> well, 131.20 was interesting. a level we tried to break through all fall. we finally got above it. now the market in the technicals should be support. it didn't hold the support. you want to go short the euro. >> are you a dollar bull overall? are you getting behind other trades on the basis that the greenback could go higher, higher interest rates in america? >> absolutely, simon. the dollar has this underlying bid ever since the fed
FOX Business
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am EST
're going to europe, what's the exchange rate on the euro. >> 21 minutes past the hour i'm gregg jarrett with your fox news minute. more than 50 people injured after a high speed passenger ferry hit a dock in lower manhattan this morning. the ferry reportedly struck the dock pulling into the pier opening a large gash on the side of the ship's bow. vice president joe biden currently meeting with gun safety and victims groups. the sit-down part of a series of gathering he will be holding at the white house this week in an effort to find common ground on proposals to curb gun violence. tomorrow he will meet with members of the national rifle association. washington redskins rookie quarterback robert griffin underwent surgery this morning to repair a torn ligament in his knee. doctors also expected to determine whether another of griffin's ligaments was damaged during the redskins play-off loss to the seattle seahawks sunday. those are your news headlines on the fox business network. i'm gregg jarrett. now back to connell and dagen. connell: gregg good to see you. thank you very much. dagen:
CNBC
Jan 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
said congress voted no. it is going to be an amazing debate. the euro turns 14 today. happy birthday, euro. has it been a success? what would it cost you, and i'm not just talking about the initial outlay, but upkeep, garden webs staff, dresses, everything that goes with it, well talk about that with robert frank as well. back to you on "power lunch." >> can't wait for that one, mandy. thank you very much. this is a booming section of the tobacco industry. none other than the electronic cigarettes. it is making cigarettes more life like and big tobacco is taking notice in a big way. jane wells is in los angeles with more. hi, jane. >> hi, sue. for those of you trying to quit smoking this year, big tobacco's not worried. it is investing in a solution to your resolution, competing with a diverse group of tech startups. >> who's got my god [ bleep ] cigarette. >> james cameron took heat for having his character played by sigourney weaver in "avatar" smoke. >> john cameron bag ceo of safecig, to build a product becoming ever closer to recreating the experience of smoking without the carc
CNBC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
. good morning. >>> becky, good morning. i wanted to show what's happening across the euro stock 600. a generally quiet session. we're down .3% so far in trade this morning. that might have more to do with something happening here at the bottom of the index. the absolute dogs in the europe stock 600 this morning are the oil services. we can show you what's happening. look at the saipem shares once we get through the borses. saipem shares down in the range of 35%. this comes after they took a couple of hours to open this morning. let me show what's happening. 35% for this company. it's europe's biggest oil services provider by market cap. last night came out and warned about the profit outlook it's seeing for 2013. now itself's looking at revenues -- sorry, of earnings of 750 million euro, down from 1.7 billion that the market was expected. this is based on review of contracts based mainly in the leaf, nigeria and -- the middle east, nigeria and algeria. order backlogs, more worry about that. delay of major contract. bottom line, this company comes out in barclay's, for example, calli
FOX Business
Jan 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
now. deposits flood into their economy. it is very well-capitalized. euro is let cheaper than it would be without all these problems. they have companies north of the border bern fitting from this situation. lori: at no time, s&p at end of the-year high single digit submits. >> we think high single digits. 1500 is a good target. could be volatile to a path getting there. lori: steve, thanks. come back soon. melissa: the house overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion in aid to pay for flood insurance claims from owners and businesses from your canned sandy. it was two months since the storm was hit. after it was originally delayed by house speaker john boehner my tri-state decision and it was moved to this morning. the bill placed won by 354-67 is expected to pass the senate with no problems. it will give more authority for the national flood insurance program to pay out over 100,000 claims. an additional vote is expected on january 15th whether to provide additional aid to cities and towns affected by the storm and some beyond those affected people would argue but we'll see. >>> uncertaint
CNBC
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am EST
their currency. look at this chart, they seem to have been somewhat successful. this is the euro versus the swiss. there's been a major appreciation of the euro. it's basically at 20-month highs. what's fascinateding is, now look at the next chart. we don't have negative yields in a swiss two-year anymore. see how the charts correlate? basically that's a barometer. funding issues have receded, swiss are getting back to normalcy. now it's all about growth and employment. and all of that information comes out at the end of the week. david faber, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, mr. santelli. well, yesterday's shares of hess up rather sharply in part because of the company's announcement of a number of different things it's doing refining its assets. interestingly it didn't react as much as one might have anticipated given today's move from what we learned is likely to be a move by elliott associates on the company from an activist perspective. this morning we got that move. and boy, did we ever get it. the stock itself moving up sharply. let me quickly give you some of the particular
FOX Business
Dec 31, 2012 9:00pm EST
at these euros. a very big number. the spending in the federal budget. you will notice to these numbers bigger than that. not good. the deficit, like how much debt or adding. over a trillion. just when you're. federal government runnng a a tab of a rillion. we talk about this number of the me. let's get this zero's again. a very big number. tough to get your arms around these numbers. when you see it on a piece of paper it's easier. i thought it would be even easier ifwe thought about one american household. what if each of those numbers translate it into one family. if you ran the household like the federal government here is what you would be looking at. your family income, 24400. your spending, 305,400. look at this. what's going on? you can't do this. if you were spending 35,000 only had 24,000 coming in, that's a nightmare. the new debt would be 10,900. it's a nightmare. so let's talk about your total credit card debt. if you were on par with the federal government your total debt would be $163,000. you're not even earning 25,000. you would be in huge trouble. you would be insolvent. i wo
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
here. foreign exchange quickly. look at the euro/yen, continues to forge higher and higher, you see on this chart, we are just a couple months away from three-year highs. if you look at the dollar again, one of the bright spots on the green back, which by the way, made new lows on the year and continues to hover at those levels, we are at the best level against the yep in 2 1/2 years, june of 2010. we want to monitor. david faber, viacom news? >> let's start with viacom. like to focus on these media companies, having followed them for so many years. doing this quarter perhaps, a bit more hope that aid see advertising revenues knocked down quite as much but investors don't seem to be scared off on the quarter, they are talking more positively about the outlook in terms of what we can expect for the next quarter and for sequential improvement in those numbers. let's look inside the numbers we can, there is advertising, affiliate fees numbers for viacom. capital return such an important theme throughout the media business these days. no surprise and no shock there that they bought back
FOX Business
Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm EST
with the impression day one day two that the whole euro crisis and the beginnings of a recovery was one of my early impressions but tail end of the week the common theme that's running through all of that of course is the jobs crisis and especially around youth and youth unemployment. i would tell you that it's on everyone's lips that we're seeing a whole generation of young people, especially here in europe which is a very big topic, but it's also a big problem in the emerging world. i would also say an unintended consequence of america's energy advantages being talked about in nearly every meeting. unintended consequence that america now suddenly won't be buying all this oil. that america won't be sending all their troops. that america won't. i dare say it's been talked about more here than it is in america. liz: let's drill down on that, so to speak. and that is because we are apparently going to be the world leader, take over from saudi arabia as the biggest output nation of oil. to me that is quite fascinating. but you say a disadvantage because why? we'd be pulling our business, we'd be pulli
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
talking about for weeks and it's been a home run, the euro/yen. we're not at the best levels of the day, but it is a friday. at least on trading floors, fridays have something in common. usually a little evening up with the markets. maybe look for some of these currency trends to run out of gas at least on a day trading basis. >> thank you, rick. don't forget the lift on china, gdp. sharon? >> the gainer here, leading the gains in the commodity sector based on that data out of china on growth industrial production, also keep your eye on what is happening in terms of the precious metals. we're looking at gold prices that have dipped a little bit here. not able to meet that resistance at the moving average. but silver continues to take off here. silver is actually the gainer for the week. the biggest gainer in the commodities complex for the week. we're looking at silver, actually silver coins running out of the u.s. there's so much investor demand for them. that's the story a lot of traders are talking about this morning. we're also keeping an eye on the wti oil price after it hit a four
FOX Business
Jan 18, 2013 9:20am EST
. germany uses the troubled euro so some speculate that may be a gold backed the deutsche mark will make a come back. bring the gold home. obviously they are not touching that with a 10 foot pole. the germans are not saying anything about gold back to new deutsche marks. there is chairman nationalism. that a factor. some tabloids have asked whether all their gold really is still in america's for dollars. a german official came to see the gold was not admitted to the vault. maybe they're bringing it back to make sure they really do have it. here is my theory. the germans have had it with apologizing for world war ii, they have added with a southern europe's bill that had it with other people keeping their national treasure. they are taking back 325 tons from france as well. they want to grow up financially and they want everyone to know it and respect it. but then in the back of your mind can you really say gold is useless and has absolutely no place in today's financial system? can you say that? really? [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. executor of efficiency. you can spot an am
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 9:00am EST
. will you be afraid it could be much worse, euro crisis or debt ceiling or china hard landing, would it really spook you to the point that you get more nervous. nobody's bearish about earnings right now. they aren't. people think it's a -- the numbers are too high and they'll slowly come down, but they're not worried about a recession like they were in the fall, summer and fall of 2011. look, i think the earnings numbers will come down. if the multiple expands, it will be because people believe the policy will be there forever. if you're me, you're worried a little bit more about the fed balance sheet and the fact that it obviously robs from the future to do this unconventional policy. i don't really want to gamble that is a great long-term strategy. >> we've got to wrap up. i give you a lot of credit. you work for a firm that's got a year's retail platform and probably benefits from people buying stocks. do you ever get pressure from management at all? >> never at all. to be honest, i work at a firm with a bunch of great people. my job is to make people think. when you have a framew
CNBC
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am EST
.s. dollar. but you can see right now, the dollar is down against the euro, which is back up at 1.3361. the dollar is up against the yen, 89.31. and gold prices this morning have gained a little bit of ground. up $7.70 to $1,668730. right now it's time for the global markets report. let's get over to kelly evans would is standing by in london. >> kelly, good morning. becky, good morning. i heard joe's comment about my hair. i will get back to that later, but i will say it was snowing earlier. it's beautiful. but that's not responsible for any notable change in look. just take a quick look at what's been happening wind me in europe. we're in the green for the most part behind bigger than expected industrial production. i wanted to show smu stocks because it's merger news monday. you guys have briefly mentioned a couple of these. down there, you can see swatch is up 3.8% after saying it's going to buy the julie business harry winston. we saw harry winston at the golden globes last night or at least you guys did. i certainly wasn't up. generali,'s new ceo looking to shed capital shar
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 9:00am EST
. that helped push the euro to the highs of the day. we're showing you the ten-year yield for spain over the last year. it's down -- we wanted to give you context. remember it was the summer when they were getting very nervous about 7% yields. now we're down to 5%. some of the spanish bonds very long term. due in 2041. so they have clearly regained some of the confidence of the markets. take a look at this six-month chart. the big decline in particular of nearly 30% when it comes to their long-term interest rates. european stocks, they were choppy today though. driven in part by a german news report that said german regulators are running a simulation on what would happen if banks were forced to split their retail and investment activities. think of german glass steagall. so they got hit particularly hard, falling more than 3% before recovering off the lows. there were rumors denied by the bank that they'd offer a profit warning. you can see the big hit here. the overall german market improved after the confidence data came out in the country. better than expected. but still, an overall
FOX Business
Jan 14, 2013 1:00pm EST
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CNBC
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am EST
2%. the dollar has been something to watch in terms of the euro. but even more against the yen and finally gold was -- after the fed comments about maybe not, you know, being accommodative forever. hit the gold markets pretty hard last week. >> it's time now for the global markets report. ross westgate standing by in london across the pond. mr. westgate. >> hey, andrew. thank you very much for that. you can see after the gains we had last week, softer this morning. decliners outpacing advancers by a ratio of around 6 to 3, somewhere around that margin. the ftse 100, when you're a stock in general up at 22-month highs, friday, up .5%. right now, the if it is sfts is down .25%. we're not far away from the all-time highs on the xetra dax 7740.78 is up near the all time high. the cac 40 is down .5%. ibex up .1%. no doubt about the standouts, that is indeed the banks after the basel committee that supervisors bank regulation, says the liquidity cover ratio, which is the thing that forces banks to hold enough cash and easy to sell assets, they're changing that in terms of what they n
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 9:00am EST
're talking about the euro currency versus the greenback. jim, back to you. >> great, rick, thank you. new shift in platinum and gold prices. a lot going on with gold. let's go to sharon epperson at the nymex. >> jim, we have not seen this since this spring. platinum prices now being more expensive than gold. we're looking at platinum rose above 1690 an ounce this morning. gold prices right around 1677 an ounce. we haven't seen this in ten months' time. but we have been telling you since the start of the year, that this is the year for platinum. that the supply issue is facing that market. the fundamental issues, a big reason analysts are looking for platinum to outperform gold this year. we are hearing from anglo american platinum in south africa. of course, the largest producer of lat numb in the world, saying it is going to close several of its mines in south africa and wants to return to profitability. it's worried about slow demand and rising costs. we're watching what's happening in the natural gas market, because natural gas reached the highest interday level so far this year on the
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